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Current situation in Mexico
More than 30% of public schools in Mexico are Multigrade Rural Schools.
In rural areas, families have between 3 and 5 children on average, of whom, in the best of cases, only 1 has access to basic education.
50% of Primary students in multigrade schools abandon their studies in 4th grade. grade.
Between 2010 and 2015, the rural population in Nuevo León went from 22% to 5%.
Nuevo León occupies the 2nd. place in school dropout in our country.
Rural areas are the most abandoned and lacking in resources.
Poverty, gangs and addictions are the main causes of school dropouts in children and young people.
In rural areas, distance is the main factor around school dropout.
According to the figures of the National Education Plan 2007-2012, in Mexico, 41% of young people between 15 and 17 years of age are not studying the upper secondary level.
More than 250 students and alumni supported to date (between Pre-School, Primary, Secondary, High School and various Faculties).
For 4 consecutive years, more than 480 packages of new school supplies have been awarded, for each of the students from Pre-School to 6th. Primary and for alumni who will attend secondary school.
7 full scholarships have been provided for former students who had abandoned their studies due to lack of resources, with this they were able to continue their High School and University in various Faculties of the U.A.N.L.
Going against the statistics is not an easy task, the issue of school dropout in our previously benefited communities was 30% and currently it is 5% (The reason is exclusively due to the employment situation of one of the parents).
The profile of graduation in Primary education was previously 50% and today it is 100%. 50% of the students who started their basic training, did not finish Primary, the average schooling grade was 4th. grade. Today everyone finishes Primary!
Regarding the continuity in their academic preparation, 50% of the students who finished Primary decided to continue to Secondary. Currently, 100% of our students continue their academic preparation.
Regarding academic results, previously there were 20% of students with high possibilities of repeating school cycles constantly. At present we have more than 4 years without students who need to repeat the school year.
With the “Pedaling for education” program, more than 500 bicycles, new and used, have been distributed in our community and other rural schools.
In 2017, the “Screen Traveling” program, through Rotario Contry Guadalupe y Horno 3, was able to implement a week of screenings with science, nanotechnology and health topics to 1,415 children and young people in the municipality of Gral. Terán, N.L.
Since 2014, the “Renewing Libraries” program began with the purpose of donating books, current encyclopedias, among other materials. We recently started the “exchange” of our books to other rural schools, with the purpose of making a chain of help and commitment with other schools.
Health programs aimed at ophthalmic, hearing and dental health have been implemented.
From March to December 2018, a diabetes program was started for more than 150 people (grandparents, parents, students, alumni and teachers).
Constant improvements have been made to the facilities of the beneficiary schools, such as painting in games and fields.
In-kind donations have been received for outdoor games (swings and others), sports equipment and other donations to improve our teaching tools.
In 2020, 25 electronic tablets with specific educational materials were delivered to continue the learning of the students of the Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez Elementary School in the Las Tórtolas community in Gral. Terán, N.L.